Country Hour New South Wales
NSW Country Hour for Monday 20 April 201504/19/15
Reports of up to 50 millimetres of rain have been welcomed by many farmers in the southern half of New South Wales, with parts of the Riverina seeing the biggest falls.
Country Hour for Friday 17 April, 2015
On the Country Hour today drought in Louth takes it's toll, how a Sydney Hills nursery reduced its water consumption by 75 per cent, the last panel installed on a massive solar farm at Nyngan, plus livestock markets and weather information.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 16 April 2015
Two coal companies which had their Hunter Valley New South Wales exploration licences cancelled have lost an appeal to the High Court to overturn the law which removed the licences.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 15 April, 2015
The Shearing Contractors Association says PETA is not right to portray a "systemic" problem with cruelty among shearers.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 14 April, 2015
New South Wales banana plantations are being investigated from today by Department of Primary Industry biosecurity officers for any signs of Panama disease and banana freckle.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 13 April, 2015
A new national approach and co-ordinated effort is needed to control feral cats, according to the Federal Government. Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews wants feedback on how to deal with the explosion of cats, saying they are a "huge...
NSW Country Hour for Friday 10 April, 2015
The Greens will target more National party voters in elections around the country, after their success in the recent New South Wales state election.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 9 April, 2015
Recent rains have increased the chances of locusts hatching and eating emerging crops.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 8 April, 2015
Some farmers in New South Wales are celebrating much needed overnight rainfall, which will set up cropping and grazing operations for autumn. But while some areas near Canberra received as much as 75 millimetres, other regions got very little, or no...
Country Hour for Tuesday 7 April, 2015
On the NSW Country Hour today rain falling in the state's north, barbers' pole worm on the South Coast, the latest on alpacas from the Sydney Royal Easter Show, plus livestock markets and weather information.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 2 April, 2015
The iconic Glenrock cattle property east of Scone in the New South Wales Hunter Valley has been sold to a foreign buyer for an unconfirmed amount of 45 million dollars. This sale will trigger a Foreign Investment Review Board Assessment, one of the...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 1 April, 2015
It has been a dry end to the summer and start of autumn in New South Wales, with many parts of the state still parched, having had little or no rain from January to March.
NSW Country Hour Tuesday 31 March, 2015
The latest weather outlook for NSW is forecasting a 70 per cent chance above average rainfall.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 30 December 2015
The spirit of ANZAC is proudly on display at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 27 March 2015
Climate farmers talk to the Coalition federal MP's about the need to increase climate change action.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 26 March 2015
Decade-old legislation designed to prevent mass land clearing will be rewritten under a policy announced by the Coalition two days before the New South Wales election.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 25 March 2015
A PhD student from Sydney University believes he has made a major breakthrough in plant breeding. Dr Rodrigo Reis thinks he may have helped discover how to shave years off plant breeding research, by identifying how to use genes to improve drought...
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 24 March, 2015
A debate on a range of issues affecting rural NSW voters involving the ALP's Steve Whan and Minister Katrina Hodgkinson.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 23 March, 2015
The Federal Government is reviewing the mental health sector and is yet to make a decision about funding beyond June for services like MindSpot.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 20 March 2015
Tributes flow in from all over rural Australia for the former farmer, then Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser
- Sydney, NSW